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Bangsaen Toshin: A New Little Japanese Town In Bang Saen, 2 Hours From Bangkok

Bangsaen Toshin

Good news reached out to the inhabitants of Bang Saen when a new little Nihon town recently announced a soft opening.

For those having a desire to take a trip to Japan but finding the costs prohibitive, you can instead make a journey to Bangsaen Toshin — a cute mini Japanese town with real Japanese vibes to experience, located just a 2-hour drive from Bangkok.

A charming Japanese town that’ll transport you to Japan without a plane ticket

Image credit: @tam_roy_mhee via Instagram

On 22nd December, Bangsaen Toshin hosted a soft opening for the first day, gaining a lot of attention from enthusiastic roamers.

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Image credit: ชอบจังบางแสน via Facebook

As a new landmark in Bang Saen, the place draws inspiration from a Japanese shopping alley, featuring photogenic Japanese-themed shops and restaurants to explore, making you feel as if you were strolling in Japan.

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Image credit: ชอบจังบางแสน via Facebook

The must-visit is a JR train-themed cafe where you can take photos with its JR train and trick your friends into thinking that you’re in Japan.

Note that this is just a soft opening that lets you come by and enjoy shooting some pics.

Getting to Bangsaen Toshin

Japan flights can be expensive, so if you’re strapped for cash but want to experience Japan nonetheless, check out this little town of Bangsaen Toshin.

Or if you are just looking for a new place to explore, feel free to add this Nihon-machi to your bucket list. Surely, you can get to experience real enjoyable Japanese vibes here.

Driving here takes about two hours from Bangkok. You can follow the directions provided below.

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Address: Bangsaen Sai 4 Nuea, Saen Suk, Chon Buri 20130
Contact: Bangsaen Toshin’s Facebook | Google Maps

Cover image adapted from: @meow_meen via Instagram